Botanical Name: Lavandula angustifolia Method of Extraction: Steam Distillation Parts Used: Flowering Tops Country of Origin: Bulgaria Aroma: Sweet, Floral, Herbaceous
Lavender Oil is known to be used for calming nerves as lavender tea, aromatherapy or a a bath soak. Can provide sore muscle relief during a massage or using lavender-filled heat wraps. Will scent the home through diffusion, and can provide sweet smelling laundry, pillows and closet sachets. Most commonly used to heal skin irritations, burns and insect bites due to its antiseptic and analgesic properties. A known product to ease pain during migraines and tension headaches. Lavender lowers elevated blood pressure levels, and can be used for hypertension. Some additional benefits to include but not limited to are;
A sleep aid for insomnia
Easing sore throats and respiratory problems
Natural cleaner for the home
Treat various skin disorders like acne, psoriasis, eczema and wrinkles
Keeps your hair healthy and helps kill lice, lice eggs, and nits
Oil Specific: Some people may develop an allergic reaction to lavender oil. There are also instances when people experience side effects such as headaches, nausea, vomiting and chills after inhaling or applying the oil topically. Advise pregnant women and nursing moms to avoid using this oil, as the safety of lavender oil for these conditions hasn’t been identified. The U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH) also warns against using lavender oil when taking medications like barbiturates, benzodiazepines and chloral hydrate, as it may increase their sedative effects and cause extreme drowsiness and sleepiness.
Caution: Keep out of reach of children. If you are pregnant, nursing, taking medication, or have a medical condition, please consult a health care practitioner prior to use. Possible skin sensitivity. Do not apply to sensitive tissues. Not intended for children six years of age or younger.
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